Field Tip Details

Species483 Epermenia chaerophyllella, (Goeze, 1783)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearMay to June
FoodplantsHogweed, Heracleum sphondylium
TipThe larvae make large brown blotches on the leaves during the summer months [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedSun 31-Jul-2005Last updatedSun 31-Jul-2005